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  • The use of intermittent sequential pneumatic compression for recovery following exercise.

    Cranston, Adam (The University of Waikato, 2020)
    The modern athletic training schedule requires athletes to regularly complete intense training sessions that induce muscular damage. Recovery strategies are thought to reduce post-exercise fatigue and enhance subsequent ...
  • 4u

    Hinton, Liam Gene (The University of Waikato, 2020)
    I was thirteen the first time I took notice of my body. My girlfriend had left me without citing a reason. I had taken a bath, grabbed a towel and caught myself out the corner of my eye. I have not unnoticed since. Not a ...
  • Bite

    Mitchell, Tori (The University of Waikato, 2020)
    Bite is a collection of blunt confessional poetry draped in honesty, identity, and 21st century feminism, examined through lived experience with eating disorders, sexuality, trauma, disconnect from family and culture, love ...
  • Teaching well-being/quality of life from a philosophical perspective

    Weijers, Dan M. (Springer, 2020)
    Before academic disciplines were invented, philosophers were teaching their students about the good life. These days, academics from a broad range of disciplines, including philosophy, teach their students about various ...
  • Spiking Neural Networks and online learning: An overview and perspectives

    Lobo, Jesus L.; Del Ser, Javier; Bifet, Albert; Kasabov, Nikola (2020)
    Applications that generate huge amounts of data in the form of fast streams are becoming increasingly prevalent, being therefore necessary to learn in an online manner. These conditions usually impose memory and processing ...
  • On interpellation: an introduction to specular sociology

    Casser, Joan (The University of Waikato, 2020)
    Louis Althusser's theory of interpellation represents certain social phenomena (including, but not limited to: class, state power, philosophy, and art) as being constituted by mirror structures of mis/recognition (cf. ...
  • Living the good life: A meta-analysis of authenticity, well-being and engagement

    Sutton, Anna (Elsevier, 2020)
    The ‘good life’ is described by philosophers and psychologists as consisting of authentic expression of self, a sense of well-being, and active engagement in life and work. Well-being and employee engagement are outcomes ...
  • Kitiaga mo fakamahani e hikihikiaga matagi he tau fifine Niue: tau pūhala he tau hiapo Niue women’s perspectives and experiences of climate change: a hiapo approach

    Pasisi, Jessica Lili (The University of Waikato, 2020)
    Indigenous communities in the Pacific are on the front-line of some of the most severe climate change impacts. Pacific leaders have consistently stated the urgent need for climate action (Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, ...
  • Developing a minimum data set, known as a core outcome set, for future infertility research

    Duffy, J. M. N.; Vercoe, M.; Alahwany, H.; Bhattacharya, S.; Collura, B.; Curtis, Cate; Evers, J.L.H.; Farquharson, R.G.; Franik, S.; Giudice, L.; Khalaf, Y.; Knijnenburg, J.M.L.; Leeviers, B.; Legro, R.S.; Lensen, S.; Martinez-Vazquez, J.M.; Mavrelos, D.; Mol, B.W.; Niederberger, C.; Ng, E.H.Y.; Otter, A.S.; Puscasiu, L.; Rautakallio-Hokkanen, S.; Repping, S.; Simpson, J.L.; Strandell, A.; Strawbridge, C.; Torrance, H.L.; Vail, A.; van Wely, M.; Vuong, N.L.; Wang, A.Y.; Wang, R.; Wilkinson, Y.; Youssef, M.A.; Farquhar, C.M. (2020)
    Background: Complex issues, including a failure to consider the perspectives of people with fertility problems when selecting outcomes, variations in outcome definitions, and outcome reporting bias, make the results of ...
  • Teachers’ perceptions of professional learning through social media in environmental education

    Mostafa, Fariba (The University of Waikato, 2020)
    Increasingly rapid consumption of natural resources and the production of wastes and their impacts on ecosystems have become unsustainable practices due to the increase in population, technological development and economic ...
  • Investigating on-field decision making in rugby union

    Sherwood, Sebastian (The University of Waikato, 2020)
    Quick, accurate decision making in sport is essential for successful performance. In this five study thesis, psychological elements of decision making were investigated, guided by real world challenges encountered in a ...
  • Mode choice and mode commitment in commuters

    Sivasubramaniyam, Rathee D.; Charlton, Samuel G.; Sargisson, Rebecca J. (Elsevier, 2020)
    In New Zealand, like many other developed countries, a majority of trips (67%) involve the use of private cars, producing negative effects on the environment and public health. Interventions aimed to reduce car use can be ...
  • Recognising Autistic women: A minority within a minority

    Hefferon, Kyle Anne (The University of Waikato, 2020)
    Evidence is emerging from the Western world that, when seeking assistance, Autistic women are remaining unrecognised, or are being misdiagnosed with mental illness by the clinical professionals they approach. However, as ...
  • Grid edge system simulation and evaluation tool (GESSO): Development of a tool for the modelling and design of distributed cooperating microgrids

    Kelly, Nathan Bryan (The University of Waikato, 2020)
    As advancements are made in the availability of small renewable generation power storage technologies, nations are starting to see a trend towards more distributed power and generation. As times change, changes must also ...
  • Ensemble learning of high dimension datasets

    Lim, Jin Sean (The University of Waikato, 2020)
    Ensemble learning, an approach in Machine Learning, makes decisions based on the collective decision of a committee of learners to solve complex tasks with minimal human intervention. Advances in computing technology have ...
  • Intercultural communication between two infants in a multicultural early childhood education context in Aotearoa New Zealand

    Serhan, Yasmine (The University of Waikato, 2020)
    This study explores what intercultural communication could look like in an early childhood education setting in Aotearoa, New Zealand. In particular, it investigates the interactions between two infants that are under ...
  • Transnational geographies of the heart [Book Review]

    Johnston, Lynda (Informa UK Limited, 2020)
    Transnational Geographies of the Heart provides rich insights into the lives of British migrants in Dubai during a time when the UAE was undergoing rapid globalisation, super-fast urbanisation, and economic diversification ...
  • The uncertainty contagion: Revealing the interrelated, cascading uncertainties of managed retreat

    Hanna, Christina Jane; White, Iain; Glavovic, Bruce (MDPI AG, 2020)
    Managed retreat presents a dilemma for at-risk communities, and the planning practitioners and decisionmakers working to address natural hazard and climate change risks. The dilemma boils down to the countervailing imperatives ...
  • Soil horizon variation: a review

    Hartemink, A.E.; Zhang, Y.; Bockheim, J.G.; Curi, N.; Silva, S.H.G.; Grauer-Gray, J.; Lowe, David J.; Krasilnikov, P. (Elsevier, 2020)
    Soil horizons reflect soil processes and convey information about past and present soil conditions. The identification and delineation of soil horizons are affected by lateral and vertical variation in soil properties. ...
  • Crossing new frontiers: extending tephrochronology as a global geoscientific research tool

    Abbott, Peter M.; Jensen, Britta J.L.; Lowe, David J.; Suzuki, Takehiko; Veres, Daniel (Wiley, 2020)
    Tephrochronology is a unique stratigraphic tool for linking, dating, and synchronising geological, palaeoenvironmental, or archaeological sequences and events (Lowe, 2011; Alloway et al., 2013). It relies on the identification ...